Record Details

NHER Number:25859
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi - period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a Late Saxon brooch, a medieval strap fitting, and a medieval or post medieval candle snuffer.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 47 01
Map Sheet:TG40SE
Parish:FRITTON AND ST OLAVES, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1990. Metal detecting. Bronze 15th to 16th century candle snuffer. Borre style 10th century bronze disc brooch. Polaroid (S1) NAU.
Medieval unusual belt-fitting; ring buckle decorated with engraved lines on which swivels a rectangular loop with moulded side knobs. Gilded.
Length 60 mm, ring diameter internally 21 mm. Polaroid (S1) NAU. Identified by D. Gurney (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM).
D. Gurney (NAU), 8 October 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: POL 17-19.

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